Many count Quetzal among the most beautiful and ornate bird species in the Western Hemisphere, and the natives were so awestricken by their striking beauty that they referred to them as "The Rare Jewel Birds of the World." Shared via
Huipil and embroidered skirt from Venustiano Carranza, a Maya community in Chiapas, Mexico. Made by Dominga Mendoza Vasquez. Part of the Grandes Maestros exhibition at the Oaxaca State Folk Art Museum (MEAPO)
"How Teachers Can See Students' Identities as Learning Strengths" via Mindshift - Teachers develop lessons that are more relevant by asking students for critiques and giving them some teaching responsibilities.
A fine woven man's shoulder cloth from Venustiano Carranza, Chiapas, Mexico. It was woven by Maria Ines Mendoza Vasquez and was shown in the Grandes Maestros expo-venta at the Oaxaca state folk art museum (MEAPO)
Pascuala Hernandez is a weaver from Zinacantán, Chiapas who learned to weave on a back-strap loom when she was 12 years old in the town of Zinacantán, Chiapas. Meet & buy from her in Chapala, Mexico at Feria Maestros Nov
This magnificent outfit comes from Venustiano Carranza, Chiapas (Tzotzil Maya), It was exhibited in the Grandes Maestros expo-venta at the Oaxaca state folk art museum (MEAPO) in San Bartolo Coyotepec. These textiles were made by weaver Miguel Mendoza Espinoza of Carranza.
The Mexican internet is flipping out over photographs of a young protester chopping off the hair of a group of elderly teachers for refusing to join a strike against the government’s education reform in the southern state of Chiapas.